Dr Vineet Upreti
Lecturer (Finance)
Accounting & Finance
Telephone: (01792) 606296
Room: Office 221 - 221
Second Floor
School of Management
Bay Campus

Dr. Vineet Upreti is a Lecturer in the Section for Accounting, Finance and Economics at the School of Management, Swansea University. Prior to joining the faculty at Swansea University, Vineet was pursuing his doctoral study as a Willis Doctoral Research Fellow at the University of Bath. His doctoral research received financial support from the Willis Research Network.

His research interests are in fields of financial economics and empirical finance. Current topics of interest include: interface between risk management and strategic finance; application of asset pricing and accounting based valuation models in insurance markets; and historical development of insurance markets.

Vineet earned his B.Eng. in electrical engineering from the G. B. Pant University of Agriculture and Technology, India and has worked as an Engineer in the electrical switchgear industry.

Areas of Expertise

  • Broadly my research interests are in the fields of financial economics and empirical finance. Current topics of interest include: interface between risk management and strategic finance; historical development of insurance markets; application of asset pricing and accounting based valuation models in insurance markets

Publications

  1. & Product-market strategy and underwriting performance in the United Kingdom’s property–casualty insurance market. The European Journal of Finance, 1-20.
  2. & The strategic role of reinsurance in the United Kingdom’s (UK) non-life insurance market. Journal of Banking & Finance 61, 206-219.
  3. & The determinants of investment returns in the fire insurance industry: the case of Sweden, 1903–1939. Financial History Review 20(01)-89.

Teaching

  • MN-3564 International Financial Management

    This module is intended to introduce students to the additional risks that a company faces when it starts to do business across more than one country. The syllabus covers the political, economic and cultural risks faced but focuses particularly on the financial risks covering foreign direct investment and foreign exchange.

  • MN-M502 Principles of Corporate Finance

    This module covers the conceptual, technical and computational aspects of corporate finance. The course provides an introduction to the key topic areas of corporate finance including portfolio analysis; the Capital Asset Pricing Model; investment appraisal; corporate governance.

Supervision

  • Profitability and risk of market timing strategies using passive market funds. (current)

    Student name:
    PhD
    Other supervisor: Prof Steve Cook
  • Untitled (current)

    Student name:
    PhD
    Other supervisor: Dr Vu Tran
  • Market Reaction to Unanticipated Events at Daily and Intraday Frequencies (current)

    Student name:
    PhD
    Other supervisor: Dr Syed Shabi-Ul-Hassan
    Other supervisor: Dr Sarosh Shabi
  • Sovereign Credit default swaps ( CDS), pricing models«br /»«br /»«br /»«br /»«br /» (current)

    Student name:
    PhD
    Other supervisor: Dr Marco Realdon
  • 'Stock market analysis, volatility forecasting and effect of macroeconomic variables: evidence from quantile regression' (awarded 2018)

    Student name:
    PhD
    Other supervisor: Dr Yuzhi Cai